Your online community might be huge—built on Jive, Lithium, Drupal, or Salesforce—or based on a basic software system, such as Ning. Irrespective of the size, you will run into the challenge of migrating to a new platform sooner or later. Do not panic when that happens!
Although migrating from one platform to another is never a straightforward process, you can pull it off successfully after careful planning and some assistance from experts. This 14-point checklist will prove handy during the planning stage.
The checklist sums up the most important consideration for online community migration that we have gathered over the years. During those years we consulted businesses, customized and optimized communities, implemented new platforms, and carried out hundreds of successful migrations. Now you can benefit from our experience.